Mariners' Minor League talent shines with breakout stars emerging across affiliates

Harry Ford, Ben Williamson, and Lazaro Montes oh my, the Mariners' farm is raking to start the 2024 season.
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Arkansas Travelers (14-9, 2nd place Texas League North)

The Travs have three of the Mariners' top 10 prospects toiling their wares in the Texas League. Cole Young, Harry Ford, and Tyler Locklear make a formidable top-of-the-lineup. Ford has finally settled into the Double-A level raking over the past two weeks. 

While it's exciting to see the youngsters start to catch on in a new league, Spencer Packard is the one to watch. He's flashing elite bat-to-ball skills and a great understanding of the strike zone (.404 OBP) from the two-hole. The 26-year-old outfielder is long overdue for a promotion and should be in Tacoma by mid-season. 

Logan Evans. What more can I say? The Mariners' 19-ranked prospect is slowly reigning in his control (14 SO/11 BB), but the stuff is electric. 

Evans has 50 grades across the board, and he's holding the opposition to a .217 average. The former Pitt Panther is one to watch, considering the Mariners love to elevate their top starts from Arkansas directly to the majors.